Questions tagged [exchanges]

This tag should be used for questions regarding exchanges. Exchanges are sites which allow for the conversion of Bitcoins to various world currencies as well as alternate cryptocurrencies.

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Which exchange offers trailing stop orders? (loss or buy, limit, in 2021) [closed]

Which exchange offers trailing stop orders? Trailing stop loss, Trailing stop buy, with or without limit. Actual information - most I've seen is outdated. I want to participate on market swings ...
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Do Binance and Binance US use the same exchange? [closed]

I'm trying to determine whether the historical data I have for Binance (to the extent it's reliable at all) will be reliable for Binance US, and that liquidity, order books, etc. will be the same ...
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How to figure out a limit price when setting a BUY price target? [closed]

Using market-price makes me nervous when buying crypto, especially if I am setting up automated trades e.g. "buy if price > X": not only can prices change very quickly but I have seen ...
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Why is trading behaviour so similar across all (mainstream) exchanges?

I don't know much about stocks and investing, but lately I have been keeping a close eye on crypto exchanges and I noticed something I can't explain. No matter what news is announced good or bad, or ...
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Are trades done on exchanges added to blocks?

I found a few answers to this question here, here, and here, but my doubts weren't cleared. Are trades done on exchanges added to blocks? Or are they only added once you withdraw the funds to your own ...
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I bought bitcoin years ago and now the website that I bought from is unavailable!

I bought bitcoin years ago and now the website that I bought from is unavailable! I only have a key that I don't even know whether it's a public key or a private key or some useless key generated by ...
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Withdrawing Coins to hardware wallet

I have several coins in one exchange, and I want to withdraw them to my hardware wallet. The issue is, that the fees that I am asked to pay are actually higher than the total value of the coins. Is ...
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How to handle account balances?

My goal is to manage the investments of a huge group of people. Let's say that each month each one puts in a different amount of dollars (it may even be $1) and I need to send to his wallet that ...
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What causes synchronous price movement within and between crypto exchanges without matching trades? [closed]

I have observed different crypto exchanges for quite some time now and analyzed the potential for different kinds of arbitrage. However, I don't quite understand what I am seeing. Examples: Observing ...
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BTC Treasure Hunt Volume 2

Similar to Whoiszo, I too am helping a friend locate a bitcoin treasure. In a period between 2010 and 2011 my friend owned a blackberry curve 8330. At the time she was into some online gambling and ...
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How many hops does Coinbase and other exchanges track your movement of BTC when it leaves their exchanges?

I've read reports of Coinbase users getting an email stating that they detected their Bitcoins being moved to an unapproved exchange or site after removing their bitcoins off of the exchange. What is ...
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How to 'buy the dip' without constantly incurring network fees?

I'm a newby to the crypto world and one thing that I have seen a lot of is people saying to 'buy the dip!'. Fair enough, I like that idea. However, I have limited funds, and so thought that the best ...
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How hard is it for an exchange to adopt native segwit? Is it not as simple as updating the address regex checker on the front-end?

Just wondering, maybe I'm missing something. Are there changes on the backend needed to be implemented as well? Not as simple as changing the regex validation on the front end?
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How do exchanges manage their bitcoin/crypto? It only takes 1 employee with private keys to steal it all

So hear me out. I understand exchanges have hot/cold wallets and mostly use their hot wallets. But at some point they need to send crypto from their cold wallet to their hot wallet. Who does this? The ...
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Duplicate Wallet

I had a wallet on an exchange. For a few months I was using it with no trouble. Then one day I sent some BTC to it and it never showed up in the wallet on the exchange. I can see it in bitcoin ...
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Trying to understand how exchanges handle crypto

From my understanding. (which is very very limited) Crypto exchanges give their users a bitcoin address to send their crypto to. This address is a derived/child key from their own wallet. Once this ...
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Can a person only send large amounts an have a $500 transaction log between us before he could send? How can i get around this?

Recently I going to receive a donation from a man and he tried sending a large amount. The amount wouldn't send he said we had to have at least $500 in transactions before it would go thru. Does this ...
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Crypto Exchange that Offers Withdrawal to Banks in Saudi Arabia [closed]

I need any crypto exchange that offers withdrawal (cash) to banks in Saudi Arabia. There is one exchange that I know of is Fasset but it's still in its beta phase. I want to know if there's any other ...
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Can not find or remember exchange

About 4 years ago i gave my son some BTC for his Birthday.... Trying to teach him a bit of financial responsibility..... he created a wallet, on an exchange i believe, i wasnt part of that, as i ...
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How do exchanges provide wallets unique wallets to users but also keep transaction fees low?

So I understand that exchanges don't have to perform updates on the blockchain. However I'm not sure how they figure out the following solution without having to pay blockchain fees? I guess they do i....
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How to verify Wrapped Bitcoin (WBTC) issuance

I'm trying to understand how Wrapped Bitcoin (WBTC) issuance can be verified. The WBTC custodian, BitGo, published the following material: https://wbtc.network/dashboard/audit This is a list of ...
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Why do exchanges provide ask/bid transaction data like the NYSE and NASDAQ?

Bitcointicker.co provides a very slick, very active display that purports to be all the ask/bid transactions on several exchanges (Gemini, Kraken, Coinbase, and others). Where does it get its data? ...
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Pros & Cons of Self Hosting Bitcoin Node vs using a 3rd Party Service?

We are a medium size company building a blockchain application that requires us to interact with the Bitcoin blockchain (+ several other cryptocurrencies). One option is for us to use a 3rd party ...
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“Hot”, “Cold” & “Warm” Storage Wallets? [duplicate]

I've seen a number of sites advertise they support "hot", "warm" and "cold" wallet storage solutions (the only thing I haven't seen so far are "frozen" wallets)....
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How do exchanges automate transfer of Bitcoin from a cold storage wallet?

Most exchanges use Cold Storage to store the bulk (approx. 95%) of their user assets. Only a relatively small amount (approx. 5%) of funds are held in their Hot Wallet. My question is, what process is ...
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Can an exchange or marketplace benefit from private key encryption?

A powerful security technique to prevent theft of Bitcoins from a user's online wallet is to encrypt the user's private key with his password without ever stroring the PK directly in the database. ...
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How to cash out a Bitcoin wallet into fiat anonymously? [closed]

If bitcoin is converted to fiat money on an exchange, the exchange has irrefutable knowledge of your identity because they require the account name and bank account name to match. The only way to ...
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Can a Bitcoin address be traceable to a crypto exchange?

If a Bitcoin address was created upon the opening of a Binance or Coinbase account, is there anything in the address itself, or its activity, that can give clues to whether it was in fact created on ...
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Is this exchange legitimate? [duplicate]

I was sent a discord message with an invitation to an exchange called www.doxxwallet.com. They offered me 0.21 bitcoin as a joining bonus, and I created the account and according to them do indeed ...
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Is there a good website or resource comparing how all exchanges are structured under the hood?

So one of the issues I am running into is that there are competing definitions for things like: exchange, broker, trading platform, exchange platform, centralized, decentralized, P2P trading, etc. And ...
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Calculating exchange reserves/inflows/outflows

I see that there are a few sites that provide analytics for this kind of data (here's one: https://www.tokenanalyst.io/dashboard). I'm wondering how these companies are able to track this information. ...
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How to calculate conversion exchange fees?

According to Exchange A, I can withdraw 1 BTC as 90 fiat. Or I can send them 1 fiat in return for 0.01 BTC. How do I calculate percentage fees for one way conversion?
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is wallet vulnerable when unlocked for transactions?

is wallet vulnerable when unlocked for transactions?.I recovered a wallet some time ago and all is good.passphrase key all looks good.But a question came to my mind about the moment we make a ...
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How to find the aggregate geographic distribution of bitcoin traders using a certain exchange? [closed]

I wonder whether it is possible. Are there any ways of doing this via e.g. somehow collecting the IP addresses of all traders on an exchange such as Bittrex?
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Are the transactions displayed on “BitListen” really accurate?

Over the years, whenever there's unusual Bitcoin activity, I look at: https://www.bitlisten.com/ But can these transactions really be accurate? I just saw numerous 100+ BTC ones, and just now a ...
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Is periodically transferring Bitcoin from an exchange to a private wallet cost effective?

I'm new to this, I've read a lot about it and I've decided to start saving money on Bitcoin by buying a fixed amount every month. I know it is safer to store my Bitcoin on a private wallet instead of ...
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I am new to Bitcoin. Am I being scammed? [duplicate]

I am new to Bitcoin. I got into transaction with this woman I saw on Facebook, Olivia Jessica, a lot were mentioning her in a group so I decided to ask her how to do this thing. She asked me to join ...
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Crypto platform that provides a good looking report for the purpose of obtaining mortgage? [closed]

My mortgage broker: They aren’t happy with your proof of deposit. The bitcoins are fine. But you will need to provide a statement of your portfolio. It needs to come from the provider / platform ...
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Is there any way to trade without photo id before Bisq introduces its API?

I know that the Bisq developers are "working on it", but v1.5 was just released today and still not a sign of it. I'm growing ever more impatient. While I like Bisq, and understand that it ...
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What is the alternative for an exchange which doesnt want to run a node of a coin traded?

It seems to be best practice for an exchange to run a node itself for a coin traded there. But, is there an alternative? A third party service? If yes, which are recommended and why?
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How to buy BTC as a company

Is there any other options how an i buy BTC other than on an exchange ? Why do i ask, we would like to buy BTC as a company which is not in ENG speaking country. For that reason all paperwork has to ...
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What am I missing about this “guaranteed” money-making scheme that I didn't hear from anyone but just popped up in my head?

Let's suppose that I have already set up an account at Exchange A and Exchange B, loaded each up with a small buffer of BTC (much less than 1 BTC), and am able to make API requests to buy/sell from ...
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Where are the exchange keys kept? [closed]

Following what happened in Kucoin, a doubt arises. Where are the exchange keys kept? Are HSMs not used for key storage?
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Is there a way to a get a list of all address tags from Blockchain.com? (either by scrapping or API)

I am looking to get the most complete list of address association with entity names. I am thinking blockchain.com must have a good one but here https://www.blockchain.com/btc/tags?filter=8&offset=...
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How to tell if a cryptocurrency exchange or trading platform is trustworthy?

I've seen a good-looking website for buying and selling cryptocurrencies, should I trust it with my money?
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Safest way to validate typo

Let's assume that I have small crypto exchange site called "MyExchangeWebsite". It works like this: user creates ETH-BTC order, specifies his BTC address and sends ETH to my ETH address, I ...
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Who was the owner of the first crypto exchange bitcoinmarket.com (aka dwdollar)?

I am researching the early history of Bitcoin. We know that bitcoinmarket.com (the first exchange) was created by 'dwdollar'. Did we ever find out the real name of the owner or owners? or are these ...
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Automated decentralized exchange between bitcoin and similar currency? [closed]

I want to create a cryptocurrency that's backed by bitcoin, that's running on it's own different blockchain and consensus algorithm. Is it possible have a decentralized exchange between bitcoin and ...
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How to check if a given address belong to an exchange

Does any exchange provides any public information about its private keys managed BTC addresses, or is there any service that provides this information?
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How to use Multisig feature on Bitcoin Core RPC in an online exchange?

I've craeted a small online exchange based on Bitcoin Core. The features in this application are: User send request to get a new address, and the Bitcoin Core generate a new one with defined ...

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